NEWS DIGEST 08.11.2020: UK gov’t backs down over aid to struggling families

Today’s news comes via Facebook. The UK government, which recently disallowed a motion to provide free school meals to impoverished primary school pupils, has finally caved after pressure from footballer Marcus Rashford and other activists, BBC News reports. London has … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 08.11.2020: UK gov’t backs down over aid to struggling families

NEWS DIGEST 20.09.2020: Britain prepares for new coronavirus restrictions before second wave hits

Today’s news stories come to you via Google News. The UK’s health secretary, Matt Hancock, has warned the public to heed coronavirus restrictions as the country braces for a possible resurgence of the virus, warning that failure to obey the … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 20.09.2020: Britain prepares for new coronavirus restrictions before second wave hits

NEWS DIGEST 12.09.2020: The loss of hands and reputations is a painful one

Good morning! Today HEM brings you news that is hot on Facebook. British prime minister Boris Johnson has been accused by The Guardian newspaper of essentially trashing the country’s reputation in a stinging opinion piece by commentator Jonathan Friedland. The … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.09.2020: The loss of hands and reputations is a painful one

NEWS DIGEST 16.08.2020: MV Wakashio disaster fallout, as UK’s Marlow reaps its blessings

  This morning’s News Digest comes from Facebook. The Guardian, a UK liberal-leaning broadsheet, has reported that despite the Bank of England’s new governor, Andrew Bailey, stating that the UK did better than expected economically during the pandemic, his analysis … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 16.08.2020: MV Wakashio disaster fallout, as UK’s Marlow reaps its blessings

NEWS DIGEST 06.06.2020: The battle against coronavirus and police brutality

  Today’s report summary comes from Facebook. The UK’s Prince Charles, who survived an attack of the coronavirus, told the UK’s Guardian newspaper recently that the global pandemic was the world’s chance to ‘reset’ its economy. Speaking at the opening … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 06.06.2020: The battle against coronavirus and police brutality